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Administration Assistant - £9,000 to £15,000 per annum based on experience - 35 hours per week - Permanent - Full time- Harrow

Do you want to work for a Foster Care agency that has been graded as 'Outstanding’ by Ofsted?

Do you want to work for a Foster Care agency that cares as much about its staff as it does about their children and young people?

If you answered yes to the above questions then Nexus Fostering are looking for a person just like you!

Main Purpose of Job

To work as part of the team undertaking a range of administration support plus organising events, meeting and greeting visitors, managing the telephone lines, attending team meetings and various other duties.

Main Duties

•    Answer the telephone, take messages and ensure the appropriate person is informed.
•    Maintain paper & electronic files & keep up to date with relevant information and filing.
•    Manage, maintain & stock check supplies/literature etc.
•    Type correspondence, reports and other items as requested.
•    Responsible for buying and sending out cards to staff.
•    To undertake opening the office in the mornings, meeting and greeting visitors who come to the office.
•    Responsible for incoming and outgoing post.
•    Photocopying, filing, scanning, and shredding.
•    Maintain the company database as appropriate, inputting data.
•    Responsible for the ordering of stationery items, matching the invoices to the order and passing to the relevant Manager for payment.
•    Manage and updating departmental calendar.
•    Responsible for maintaining archiving system.
•    To actively participate in monthly supervision.
•    Ensure there is a supply of tea, coffee, refreshments and all office consumables within the office.
•    To take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
•    This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
•    To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post.
•    This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.
This job description sets out the major duties associated with the stated purpose of the post.  The tasks are likely to vary depending on the size of the administration team that you work within.

Who we are?

Nexus Fostering is a well-established and highly regarded fostering agency. Set up in 2002 by qualified and experienced social workers. Nexus Fostering place a high premium on the quality of support and care we provide to every one of our Foster Carers and, in turn, the children and young people placed with them. Nexus Fostering has been awarded 'Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Why work for us?

In return for your service not only will you be working for an employer that really cares but you will also receive the following fantastic benefits:
•    28 days holiday in your first year
•    Birthday day off
•    Good Health days (if you have no sickness within a 6 month period you get a further day off)
•    Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
•    Fostertalk membership
•    Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Scheme
•    Optional Private healthcare scheme. 

Please apply with your CV and an application form will be sent to you

CV to: anabelah@nexusfostering.co.uk